What's on our minds?

Opinions, who doesn’t have one? When it comes to forming ours we like a bit of open debate just in case we fall short on substance or jump on any untested bandwagons. Challenge us or agree with us. It’s good to chat.

How does a kick off meeting turn into a product

How a kick off meeting turns into a product

You meet with a client and he explains his idea. The managerial teams shake hands and everyone is happy. But, for the engineering team the fun hasn’t started yet. The following is based on a true story….

Eating your own dog food

There are few briefs more challenging to a digital agency than 'we need a new website' from colleagues that make... websites. Why are internal projects so much more challenging than external ones?

Eating your own dog food
10 Tips when Usability Testing

10 Tips when Usability Testing

The best way to discover how well your website or application works is to watch and analyse real users interacting with it.

Stop Guessing Start Usability Testing

Stop Guessing, Start Usability Testing

Usability testing in a nutshell is a 1 on 1 session with real life users, asking them to perform a number of tasks on a website/app to see what works well and what doesn't work well for them.

To cloud, or not to cloud, that is the question

One of the most used terms in the last couple of years has been “the cloud”. Many businesses are moving towards a cloud infrastructure to store and run their data and applications. But is using the cloud the way to go?

To cloud, or not to cloud?
Too much too young

Too much too young

How can we ensure children are protected when using e-commerce and other online services, whilst also ensuring data protection is of absolutely paramount importance.

Cookie Control v7 released!

Cookie Control v7 released!

After almost two years since version 6 of Cookie Control was released, version 7 is finally out and ready to be downloaded.

Mirror, mirror, on the wall...

Avoiding the one way mirror for UX research. One way mirrors are used in UX research for user interviews, user testing and focus groups. In my experience, I don’t believe that this approach gets the best results and here’s why.

Mirror, mirror, on the wall...
Your website sUX!

Your website sUX!

What is UX and why should I care? You could have the best looking website or app on the market, but if your users cannot get what they’re looking for quickly and easily, they’ll leave you behind. This makes competition high and UX crucial.

Drupal 8 - First impressions

Drupal 8 - First impressions

The long awaited stable version of Drupal 8 has finally been released. During this adaptation period, I will comment on my experience with Drupal 8 in a series of blog posts.

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